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The Psychology of Fresh Starts

February 3rd, 2016

There’s a reason we like making healthy changes at the beginning of a week, month or year...

Is ‘Vegetable-Forward’ Dining Really the Way We Want to Eat? (Hint: Yes it is!)

February 2nd, 2016

Consciously or not, people are reversing their previous notions of eating more vegetables...

Is Today the Most Depressing Day of the Year? 7 Ways to Beat the Winter Blues

January 18th, 2016

The third Monday of January is known as Blue Monday—the most depressing day of the year. But is it real?

Study: E-Cigarettes Don’t Help Smokers Quit

January 15th, 2016

E-cigarettes are widely marketed as a way to help smokers quit traditional cigarettes, but a large new analysis finds they may actually have the opposite effect.

Reboot Your New Year’s Resolutions with a Monday Health Reset

January 13th, 2016

Public health experts think the key to success is to bring the “fresh start” mindset of the beginning of the year to the beginning of every week.

To Really Reduce Meat in Your Diet, Don’t Go Cold Turkey

January 13th, 2016

Brian Kateman and Tyler Alterman, co-founders of the reducetarian movement, argue that rather than a draconian attempt to cut out meat altogether, most people may find it easier and more congenial to simply eat a little less of it.

Dietary Guidelines Confusing on Red Meat

January 13th, 2016

The Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future responds to the new US Dietary Guidelines.

Robin Roberts’ Re-Boot Camp: Deepak Chopra Shares Meditation Tips

January 12th, 2016

Chopra, 69, said meditation changed his own life decades ago when he was a 30-year-old medical resident.

Parade.com Asks: Is 2016 the Year of the Vegetable?

January 7th, 2016

The new year has begun and with it comes the word from many sources that 2016 will be the year of the vegetable.

Move over New Year’s. It’s time for Monday’s Resolutions.

January 5th, 2016

No matter what your resolution is, you may have better luck sticking to it if you start on a Monday rather than on New Year’s.

The Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future Reports on the Science Behind Less Meat = Less Heat

January 5th, 2016

This new report investigates the importance of reducing meat consumtion in mitigating climate change.

Genetics May Influence Ability to Quit Smoking

January 1st, 2016

A review of 22 studies — covering more than 9,000 patients — strengthens the case that a “stop smoking gene” exists.

Google, Target, and General Mills Are Investing in Mindfulness

December 28th, 2015

In today’s hyper-paced work environment, mindfulness practitioners know the importance of recharging in order to regain productivity.

Bust Boredom: Cook Together for the Holidays

December 23rd, 2015

Why not take advantage of the extra time you have together during the holidays to kick off a new family ritual of cooking together?

Climate Change and the Global Diet: Meatless Monday at COP21

December 21st, 2015

COP21 brought together representatives from around the world to create policies that would limit global warming. While many proposals would help achieve this goal, reaching it is impossible unless meat production and consumption is included in the equation.

The Busier You Are, the More You Need Mindfulness

December 18th, 2015

Forward-thinking leaders recognize developing the mindfulness in their workforce is crucial for success.

Making Mondays Family Night

December 14th, 2015

Visions of sugarplums may be dancing in the minds of some children this holiday season, but many kids also are setting their sights on healthful foods that are fun to prepare and delicious to eat.

Mindfulness-Based Treatments Could be Effective for Addiction

November 18th, 2015

New mindfulness-focused treatment protocols target the very roots of addictive behavior.

UK Study Finds Mindfulness Training Reduces Workplace Stress and Absenteeism

October 28th, 2015

The Mindful Nation UK report was the result of a 12-month inquiry into how mindfulness training found tangible benefits of the practice for UK services and institutions.

Check In With The New York Times’ Picky Eater Series: Get Kids Cooking

October 28th, 2015

Author Alice Knisley Matthias shares the many ways kids benefit from learning about, choosing, and preparing their food.

World Health Organization Finds Processed Meat Causes Cancer

October 26th, 2015

The World Health Organization announces processed meats cause cancer, and that red meat probably does, too.

Ventura County California School Districts Adopt Meatless Monday

October 5th, 2015

The Rio School District is the latest, introducing Meatless Mondays in cafeterias this year.

Pennsylvania K-12 School Starts Monday Mile Program for Students and Staff

September 18th, 2015

Pennsylvania Leadership Charter School and Move It Monday Ambassador/P.E. teacher Jenna Stec have started a Monday Mile program for staff, students, and teachers.

Move it Monday Issues a Release on Surgeon General’s Call to Action

September 10th, 2015

Move it Monday issues a press release on Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy's Call to Action on Walking and Walkability.

Research Shows Brisk Daily Walks Can Increase Lifespan

September 1st, 2015

Scientists have found that just 25 minutes of walking a day could add up to seven years to your life.

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